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  1. FEMA Grants Nearly $210,000 to NY Fire Department

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    Fri, 25 Jul 2014

    s members of Congress. The grant will pay for 25 new self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighters, helmets and self - rescue ropes for firefighters trapped in buildings, acccording to U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, and Rep

  2. Firefighter Survival: Tactical Safety for Firefighters: Shelter- Breach - Escape

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    Thu, 20 Jun 2013

    problem. What you do, the actions you take--to shelter yourself if possible, to breach if possible--are actions in your self - rescue progression. If fire is entering the room you are in, you can attempt to seal that breach. How do you do that? Is there

  3. Five Skills to Practice Before Your Mayday

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    Thu, 26 Dec 2013

    fundamentals discussed above may help keep members from getting into trouble, and all will aid in the success of a rescue or self rescue operation should the need arise on the fireground. These skills are basic but perishable if not practiced routinely. Firefighters

  4. Fire Dynamics: Report Cites Factors Leading to Seven Firefighters' Injuries in MD House Fire

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    Wed, 5 Jun 2013

    the temperatures from floor to ceiling in the front room where the firefighters were trapped. One firefighter was able to self - rescue through a front window; firefighters removed the other firefighter through the front door. The fire in the basement burned

  5. The Firefighter Athlete

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    Wed, 20 Nov 2013

    advance a fully-charged handline around a corner and through a ton of debris. Most importantly, you need to be able to self rescue or pull your crew or victims out if they cannot do it themselves. For example, one of my best friends in my department was

  6. Firefighter Survival: On the Line: AAA: Triangle of Incident Survivability

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    Mon, 3 Jun 2013

    survival should include regular review and drills using department policies or guidelines for rapid intervention as well as self - rescue and air management . Other skills that provide increased survivability include practicing size-up profiles, learning new

  7. Grain Bin Rescue


    Mon, 29 Jul 2013

    own rescue and that's very important for the victim. It gives them something to think about and it helps them, do that self rescue . It makes them feel a lot more, like there's more hope and they're gonna get out a lot quicker and that's a very important

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    gives them something to think about and it helps them, do that self rescue . It makes them feel a lot more, like there's more hope and they're gonna get out a lot quicker and that's a
  8. Firefighter Survival: Do We Really Do RIT Justice?

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    Thu, 23 May 2013

    concept of rapid intervention, the history of rapid intervention, tools and equipment, self-preservation (including self - rescue , drags, communications), and how to set a RIT team up for maximum effectiveness. The first of the exercises concentrates

  9. DEUS Announces CSA Certification

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    Sun, 25 Aug 2013

    Technology, the company’s solutions are designed to support self rescue , assisted rescue and evacuation for people in professional ..... in scenarios including oil rig evacuation, bucket truck self rescue , wind tower emergency egress, fall protection and tower

  10. Firefighting News: Three Firefighters Hurt in Claremont (NH) Fire in Good Condition

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    Mon, 3 Mar 2014

    off guard and it's an unforgiving thing," Bergeron said. Once they realized this, it was too late and they had to " self - rescue ," he said, running down the basement stairs and out the back door. Read more of the story here http://bit.ly/1fD2iz9